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Derailment And How To Manage It
Jane Simon, M.D.
Writes a weekly blog, www.drsimonsays.blogspot.com
Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.
Cutting-Edge Research Leads to More Targeted and Effective Home Health Care
Executive Vice President & Chief of Provider Operations, Visit...
While there is still much to learn, the active research now underway in the home health care field means that we will only get better at delivering targeted, cost-effective home care in the future.
It's Not Just You -- Those Health Insurance Deductibles Are Getting Scary
12 Ways To Stay Safe In Hospitals
Leana Wen, M.D.
Health Commissioner of Baltimore City; Emergency Physician
By and large, doctors and nurses are well-meaning, and most of the time, the system is working well and you will get good care. However, mistakes do happen. Follow the tips above to make sure that you are safe and well during every hospital stay.
10 Ways You Can Help a Loved One With Alzheimer's Survive Hospitalization
CEO, Presence Care Project
Two weeks ago, I got a call that my mother had suffered a stroke, and that she was in the hospital. For someone with Alzheimer's, like her, hospitalization can be a traumatic and sometimes fatal event.
Report: Laura's Law Works for Mentally Ill Los Angelenos
Executive Director, Mental Illness Policy Org
A little noted Laura's Law Progress Report quietly filed by the L.A. County Department of Mental Health earlier this year shows Laura's Law has reduced the incarceration and hospitalization of people with severe mental illness.
Helping a Sick Loved One Transition From Hospital to Home
Senior Vice President for Community Benefit and External Affai...
The day a family member enters the hospital is the day to start planning for the trip back home. Nobody wants to go to the hospital, but as hospital stays get shorter, an increasing burden is falling on family caregivers.
Disappearing Acts: When friends are gone after a diagnosis of bipolar disorder
Dr. Irene S. Levine
Freelance journalist and author
7 Ways To Stay Out 0f The Psych Ward
Author, 'Beyond Blue' and 'The Pocket Therapist'
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